No Such Thing: K12 Education in the Digital Age

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Recommended Resources for Maker Educators

Ep. 61

Here's a cool episode for you. Before I get started let's talk about these tracks. It's easy to overlook, when we talk about Maker Ed, that a lot of the greatest maker educators I know are makers themselves. Lou Lahana is also known on the interwebs as Techbrarian, and he wrote and produced tracks at the beginning and end of this episode. He's a great inspiration to remind us all, as Tasker Smith from MIT reminds us in this episode - we need stay inspired...consider it like facing turbulence on an airplane...put the mask on ourselves first.


It's a different format: in this episode I reached out and asked some of my favorite Maker Educators to send me recordings where they just jam into the mic a bit about resources that they often recommend to other educators, or folks just interested in what they do. I'm so grateful to a rockstar group of five featured in this episode, and hope that we can make it a more regular thing.


My thanks (in the order that you hear from them) to:


Lori Stahl-VanBrackal: linkedin.com/in/lori-stahl-van-brackle

Tasker Smith: linkedin.com/in/taskersmith

Jennifer Latimer: linkedin.com/in/jennifer-latimer-31219b6

Dr. Matthew Farber: linkedin.com/in/mattfarber

Dr. Lou Lahana: Techbrarian.com


Links from this episode:

Innovators Mindset, George Couros: https://www.amazon.com/Innovators-Mindset-Empower-Learning-Creativity-ebook/dp/B016YTBZKO

Laser Cutters (Universal Systems): https://www.ulsinc.com/

Make Magazine: https://makezine.com/

Instructibles: https://www.instructables.com/

Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/

Prototyping Library: http://prototypinglibrary.com/

Epilogue Laser Sample Club: https://www.epiloglaser.com/resources/sample-club.htm

Invent to Learn, Martinez and Stager: https://inventtolearn.com/

Connecting Gaming, Kafai and Burke: http://www.yasminkafai.com/connected-gaming

AdBusters: https://www.adbusters.org/

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